Practice makes perfect, so holding a practice horse show is a great way to improve your show skills. Photo © The American Quarter Horse Journal

How to Host a Practice Horse Show

Want to fine-tune your horse and yourself before the big horse-showing event? Put on a practice horse show!

It can be tough, especially in this economy, to afford all the big-time shows you want.

To get the most for your money, you probably want to find a way to fine-tune your performance before you hit the circuit. If you need a chance to knock off your winter rust, head to a practice show.

Practice shows help make sure your horsemanship, nerves and organizational skills are in check and are great ways to support your local horse community.

CLICK HERE to read the rest of the article from The American Quarter Horse Journal, with contributions from Kristin Syverson